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Schellís Deer Brand was developed prior to Prohibition and has been Schellís flagship beer ever since. Brewed from 70 percent barley malt, 30 percent corn, and our unique íSchellí yeast, Deer Brand is full flavored American Lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
dekester1 (336) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Poured a clear gold/yellow with minimum head and lacing. Nose was of sweet corn with a fruity hint. Corn predominates the taste with slight twist of pear in the mix and light hop finish. Palate was average and unexceptional. Overall, not a terrible brew but not as good as what I was expecting based on the average rating.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boozedude (2169) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - APR 18, 2012
Pours pale yellow..thin head...aroma is fruity..corn..taste is sweet with good finish...not bad for a cheap production ale

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
steve1966 (131) - Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2012
Old Midwest standard. Just had my first one in 10 years. Pours very light yellow color. I canít believe how light this one was. Just a regular beer when I had it 10 years back still the same today. Nothing fancy, but it sure tasted good on a warm day. No head sweet pale finish. Again not much to it but it sure went down good. Nothing wrong with this one. Not as hearty as a Leinies but good in its own way for a midwestern standard beer. Prost Schells!

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
kjohns (131) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 1, 2012
Straw color with very thin white head. Extremely faint aroma of malt. Taste is sweet malt with some corn and bread notes. Nothing much to get excited about here.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
ccex (1023) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Since I grew up a few miles from New Ulm, MN, Iíve always enjoyed this one, given the macro alternatives. It is a good but unexceptional pale lager which Iíve enjoyed many times in the last 30 years. Pours a normal yellow with a small light head. Not much to smell. Aroma is mostly normal malt with an inoffensive taste of corn. No foul aftertaste. I still enjoy this one, which would be my everyday beer if I still lived in southern Minnesota. Donít go out of your way to try this, but if itís available itís a good session beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (7472) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 3, 2011
UPDATED: DEC 30, 2013 Tap. Clear light gold pour with almost no head. Actually a pretty decent malted grain nose and taste. Really good for the style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
Clear straw yellow with a quickly fading white topper. Aroma is sweet, grassy and adjuncted with corn. Taste is pretty much the same Ė sweet malt, mild grassy hops, corn, mild apple and a strong metallic finish. Life is too short to waste more than a couple ounces on this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Tmoney99 (11624) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Bottle. Poured clear amber with an average white head that was mostly lasting with fair lacing. Light to moderate grainy sweetaroma. Light to medium body with a thin texture and soft carbonation. Light to medium sweet flavor with a light to sweet finish of short to moderate duration.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
wlajwl (4350) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 20, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2012 Relatively samey pale lager, not different than the thousands out there that have not one thing unique about them, although this wasnít nasty in any way.

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